Come home to our House

this winter

Wherever you come from, whichever traditions you celebrate, and whatever your lived experience is, we want you to feel warm and welcome in our neighbourhood. Here is some inspiration for connecting and engaging with the people around you this winter.


Contact Us

Front Desk: 604.879.8208,

Please note, we will be closed December 23–26, and December 30–January 1.

We will be open December 27, 28 & 29 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m.



Hot Meals in Late December 

Wednesday, December 27Friday, December 29
10:00 a.m.–2 p.m.

Our House is open these three days, and we welcome people to warm up in our fireside lounge with coffee and a free bowl of vegetarian soup.



Past Holiday Events


Help us fill hampers for neighbours in need

Provide donations by December 10

We will provide 25 hampers for seniors and other adults in need. Please see our wish list of food items, fresh produce, gift certificates for groceries, and clothing to keep warm and dry.

We also welcome cash donations to support any initiatives at Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House.

Please contact Jenny or Jocelyne if you wish to give.


Raise funds to change lives

Apply by December 15 

Use your fund development experience to support people in your community, from 40+ countries and all generations. Read the overview of this volunteer position.

To learn more about joining our fundraising committee, please contact:



This Year's Past Events


International Holiday Feast

with The Food Connection

Wednesday, November 29 | 6:30-9:30 p.m.

We invite you to bring friends and loved ones to this potluck dinner. Share something from your own traditions—or start a new tradition with us!

Our gathering is a friendly, down-to-earth occasion where all are welcome. Please bring a dish to share, or just bring your appetite if you're short on time or ingredients.



Winter Wonderland & Pancake Breakfast


December 7–9

Please join us in celebrating the holidays by walking through our Winter Wonderland, taking a picture with Santa, and enjoying a delicious breakfast!

Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, December 9 | 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
(Includes a walk through Winter Wonderland)



Christmas Dinners

Wednesday, December 13 & Thursday, December 14
6–7:30 pm

Join us for a delicious Christmas dinner, songs and entertainment, and a visit from Santa!

Buy your tickets at the front desk by November 30, or call 604.879.8208.



Or Shalom Youth: Baked Potato Patrol

Sunday, December 17 | 2:30–3:15 p.m.

The youth of Or Shalom, Vancouver's Eastside shul, will serve free baked potatoes on this sixth night of Chanukah.



Stanley Park Seniors Christmas Train

Monday, December 18 | 3–6:00 p.m.

The Bright Nights Christmas Train and Stanly Park Train Plaza sparkle with three million twinkling lights!

Meet at our House to catch the bus to Stanley Park, and return to our fireside lounge for chili and warm drinks. Register early at the front desk, or call 604.879.8208.



Christmas Lunch for Seniors            

Tuesday, December 1911:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

Join our Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House family for a special Christmas lunch. Come for turkey with all the trimmings, and stay for entertainment, bingo and music!

This occasion sells out quickly. Please register in advance (by December 5) at the front desk or by phone: 604.879.8208.